Global warming heats up online

Thu, 2007-02-22 15:20Bill Miller
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Global warming heats up online

Internet interest in global warming hit an all-time high in mid-February and the volume of searches hig 173 per cent compared with last year.

The online competitive intelligence service Hitwise attributed the increase to studies about climate change and a recent United Nations report saying global warming is real and the cause is humans.

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was probably the deniers going crazy over the IPCC report. Sound familiar?
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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has been sued over toxic chemicals released into the air, water and land by the oil and gas industry, a coalition of nine environmental and open government groups announced today.

The extraction of oil and gas releases more toxic pollution than any other industry except for power plants, according to the EPA's own estimates, the coalition, which filed the lawsuit this morning in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, noted.

But the industry has...

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